June 2020

Seeing Something Beyond

There are two kinds of minds. One is an open mind, another is a closed mind. Closed mind is that which says, “This is how it is”, “I know it. That is it”. It gets hardened. An open mind is, “Oh, may be! Perhaps! I do not know!” Limited knowledge and conformity to it makes a mind very hard. Whenever you seem to understand a situation and label it – “This is how it is”, that is the beginning of your problem.

Dealing with Migraine - The Yoga Way

Migraine is a neurological disorder that causes recurring headaches ranging from moderate to high intensity. Typically, it affects only one half of the head and can last from 2 hours to up to more than 2 days. When under a migraine attack, the sufferer may become extremely sensitive towards light or noise. Other common symptoms include vomiting, nausea, and pain aggravation due to physical activity.

Don’t Overdose on Vitamins & Supplements During Covid-19

It isn’t just wheat and rice that are hard to find on grocery store shelves across the world. Vitamins and supplements are sold out too. The most popular, among them, are supplements such as Vitamin C, Vitamin E and Elderberry. Consumers, looking to protect themselves from Covid19, are stocking up and hoping to bolster their natural body defenses against the virus. But we should be careful about overdosing on supplements. Their dangers tend to outweigh the benefits.

Ratricharya: Night rituals and importance of sleep

Ayurveda is a multifaceted and multidimensional healthcare system that is ancient in its form and scientific in applicability. The two main principles of Ayurveda are, firstly to maintain the health of the healthy person and secondly to cure the disease of an unhealthy person. In present era, westernization and modernization have led mankind towards a mechanized life without giving importance to the lifestyle, dietary practices, sleep patterns, social relationships, ethics, peaceful mental state and spiritual realizations.

The Kodanda Ramaswami Temple in Hiremagaluru

The town of Hiremagaluru is situated at a distance of just 4 kms from Chikkamagalur in Karnataka. Hiremagaluru was earlier called as Bhargavapuri in ancient times. It is believed that Lord Parashurama, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu, lived in this town and hence this town became popular as Bhargavapuri (Lord Parashurama had another name as Lord Bhargava). Nine Siddhas (Saints) performed penance near a pond called ‘’Siddha Pushkarini’’ in this region.